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Javien Elliott
No. 38     
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1993-07-18) July 18, 1993 (age 26)
Place of birth: Panama City, Florida
Career information
College: Florida State
Undrafted in 2016
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Tampa Bay Buccaneers ( 2016 2018)
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Tackles     38
Quarterback sacks     0.0
Interceptions     1

Javien Elliott (born July 18, 1993) is an American football cornerback for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Florida State.

College careerEdit

After receiving little attention from college football recruiters in high school, Elliott enrolled at Florida State University after a year at Tallahassee Community College and walked-on to the football team. He spent his first two seasons playing on the team's scout team and earned a scholarship going into his senior season. As a senior, Elliott played in 12 games and started the final six of his career.[1]

Professional careerEdit

Tampa Bay BuccaneersEdit

Elliott signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent on May 26, 2016.[2] He was released on September 3, 2016 and was signed to their practice squad the next day.[3][4] He was promoted to the active roster on November 22, 2016.[5]

Elliott appeared in 15 games during the 2017 season with the Buccaneers.[1]

On September 1, 2018, Elliott was waived by the Buccaneers and was re-signed to the practice squad.[6][7] He was promoted to the active roster on September 8, 2018.[8] On October 23, 2018, Elliot was waived by the Buccaneers and was re-signed to the practice squad.[9][10] He was again promoted to the active roster on October 31, 2018.[11]

Carolina PanthersEdit

On June 5, 2019, Elliott signed with the Carolina Panthers.[12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Brickman, Patrick (August 8, 2018). "Rutherford Alum Javien Elliott's Path to the NFL". MyPanhandle.com. https://www.mypanhandle.com/sports/rutherford-alum-javien-elliott-s-path-to-the-nfl/1355644877.
  2. Phillipse, Sander (May 26, 2016). "The latest Buccaneer played just one year of college football". Bucsnation.com. https://www.bucsnation.com/2016/5/26/11782802/buccaneers-sign-cornerback-javien-elliott-who-played-one-year-of.
  3. Ferrante, Bob (September 3, 2016). "NFL 'Noles: Bucs cut Javien Elliott". CBSSports.com. https://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/nfl-noles-bucs-cut-javien-elliott/.
  4. Smith, Scott (September 5, 2016). "Bucs Form Practice Squad". Archived from the original on August 7, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170807073104/http://www.buccaneers.com/news/article-smith/Buccaneers-Form-2016-Practice-Squad/886664da-3a04-4f34-abb4-4189c88e579a.
  5. Smith, Scott (November 22, 2016). "Josh Allen, Javien Elliott Promoted". Archived from the original on September 7, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170907075445/http://www.buccaneers.com/news/article-smith/Josh-Allen-Javien-Elliott-Promoted/d14c5022-f76b-401b-b25c-da4eec3b9372.
  6. Smith, Scott (September 1, 2018). "Robinson, Tandy Among Cuts as Bucs Get to 53". https://www.buccaneers.com/news/robinson-tandy-among-cuts-as-bucs-get-to-53.
  7. Smith, Scott (September 2, 2018). "Bobo Wilson Returns on First Practice Squad". https://www.buccaneers.com/news/bobo-wilson-returns-on-first-practice-squad.
  8. Smith, Scott (September 8, 2018). "Bucs Promote Javien Elliott, Place De'Vante Harris on IR". https://www.buccaneers.com/news/bucs-promote-javien-elliott-place-de-vante-harris-on-ir.
  9. Arcia, Gil (October 23, 2018). "Bucs add a veteran linebacker and cornerback". https://www.bucsnation.com/2018/10/23/18016322/bucs-add-a-veteran-linebacker.
  10. Smith, Scott (October 25, 2018). "Javien Elliott Returns to Practice Squad". https://www.buccaneers.com/news/javien-elliott-returns-to-practice-squad.
  11. Smith, Scott (October 31, 2018). "Bucs Promote Javien Elliott, Release LB Kevin Minter". https://www.buccaneers.com/news/bucs-promote-javien-elliott-release-lb-kevin-minter.
  12. Henson, Max (June 5, 2019). "Panthers sign Javien Elliott to one-year deal". https://www.panthers.com/news/panthers-sign-javien-elliott-to-one-year-deal.

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